Our Mission

It's simple, really: we're driven to stop cyberattacks. By reinventing the way we use hardware, we believe we're helping the world permanently eliminate network-based cyberattacks.

Our Story

Our company and our technology are steeped in seven years of research and development. Learn more about our journey in the timeline below.

  • June 2010

    While at BAE Systems, Greg Sullivan and Jothy Rosenberg win their proposal for the DARPA CRASH SAFE program to research and develop a clean-slate computer architecture optimized for security.

  • June 2015

    At the conclusion of the DARPA research project, Draper President Ken Gabriel (former DARPA Deputy Director) invites Jothy, Greg, and team to incubate and commercialize their technology at Draper HQ.

  • October 2015

    At Draper, the team begins to support both new and existing Draper government customers with processor-based security technology.

  • February 2016

    The team demonstrates a processor-based security FPGA proof-of-concept, immune to Heartbleed, Stuxnet, and all buffer overflow attacks.

  • March 2017

    While incubating at Draper, the team lands its first commercial customer.

  • April 2017

    Dover Microsystems, Inc. is legally incorporated in the state of Delaware.

  • July 2017

    Dover spins out of Draper and opens its doors to nine day-one employees.

  • September 2017

    Dover announces and launches its flagship hardware security solution, CoreGuard.

  • February 2018

    Dover announces the closing of a $6M investment round to further bolster engineering, sales, and marketing efforts.